2018 Triumph Street Twin Review

2018 Triumph Street Twin

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ELEGANT. CONTEMPORARY. STYLISH.

2018 Triumph Street Twin: 

 

The Street Twin is our most contemporary, fun and accessible Bonneville, powered by our signature high torque 900cc engine. With its unique character, distinctive sound, stripped back styling and dynamic riding experience, the Street Twin is the perfect Bonneville for today’s rider.

 

THE ORIGINAL BRITISH SUPERBIKE

Named to celebrate the 1956 motorcycle land speed record smashing Triumph streamliner and built to deliver class leading performance, adding twin carbs to the snarling Tiger 110, the 59 Bonneville was born. A race winner straight out of the crate, Bonneville was there at the birth of modern motorsport, winning AMA Flat Track races, the Isle of Man TT, the International Six Day Trials and countless Thruxton 500 races, where it got its legendary racing name. Lusted after by a generation of 60’s teenage rockers it was first choice for famous bikers including the iconic movie star Steve McQueen.

 

BONNEVILLE ENGINE FAMILY

A new generation Bonneville engine family built specifically for the modern classic riding style, with more torque, more immediate and exciting power delivery and a richer sound you can really feel and hear. With three new engines – the 900cc high torque engine of the new Street Twin and Street Cup and Bonneville T100 and T100 Black – delivering 18% more peak torque than the previous generation, the 1200cc high torque engine of the Bonneville T120 and T120 Black with over 54% more torque, and the game changing 1200cc high power ‘Thruxton spec’ engine which punches out over 62% more than torque the previous Thruxton 900.

All with truly modern capability, including ride-by-wire, for sharper responsiveness and liquid cooling for amazing fuel economy, 36% improvement on the Bonneville T100 alone.

 

NOW EVERYONE CAN BUILD THEIR OWN ICON

With our Bonneville custom accessories range presenting over 400 new stylish high quality parts, it’s never been easier to create your own custom. This includes exhausts from Vance & Hines and a garage full of custom inspired parts, from tail tidys to bench seats and beautiful compact bullet indicators to name only a few. To make it easier, we’ve also created a set of exciting ‘inspiration kits’ to use as the starting point building your own special or to have fitted by your Triumph dealer as a complete set all have been designed for individuality – including an aggressive city ‘Brat Tracker’ and more the more casual sporting ‘urban’ kit.

 

 

2018 Triumph Street Twin Totalmotorcycle.com Key Features

•High Torque 900cc engine, 270º crank angle parallel twin, liquid cooled with ride-by-wire control
•Active safety – ABS and Traction Control
•Slip-assist clutch for effortless precision
•Over 150 accessories for exciting customizations
•Compact headlight with a signature Triumph bulb cap badge
•Elegant fuel tank with contemporary decals and stylish chrome locking filler cap
•LED rear light with distinctive light pattern
•Stylish feature packed single clock instruments with complete information
•Stripped back styling including minimal black painted mudguards
•USB charging socket
•Cast wheels, finished in black
•Immobiliser

 

 

 

2018 Triumph Street Twin Totalmotorcycle.com Features and Benefits

 

Today’s Bonneville

The Street Twin is our most contemporary, fun and accessible new Bonneville. powered by an all new high torque 900cc engine. With its unique character, distinctive sound, stripped back styling and dynamic riding experience the new Street Twin is the perfect Bonneville for today’s rider.

The new Street Twin combines a low seat height and accessible riding position with an exciting and responsive new engine with a sharp, more refined and stripped back look for maximum fun and rideability every day.

An all new chassis and suspension delivers dynamic handling and an engaging riding experience. With a truly modern standard of capability and sensitively incorporate rider focused technology, including ABS, Ride By Wire and Traction Control, the Street Twin is built to ride like a Triumph should.

The Street Twin is designed, with the spirit of individualism and customisation in mind, to be the perfect starting point to build your own custom bike. With over 150 new stylish accessories available and a set of ‘inspiration’ kits, to use as your starting point or to have fitted by your dealer as a complete set, it’s never been easier to build your own custom Bonneville.

 

SIGNIFICANTLY ENHANCED FUEL ECONOMY

Behind our signature 900 engines stylish exterior sits a cutting edge liquid cooling system designed to minimise its visual impact whilst achieving cleaner emissions and enhancing fuel efficiency – delivering a massive 36% better fuel economy than the previous generation Bonneville.

 

THRILLING ENGINE

The unique character of the Street twin comes to life through a signature 900cc ‘high torque’ 8 valve, parallel twin engine.

As the name suggests it delivers a massive peak torque figure of 80Nm at a low 3200 rpm – an amazing 18% more than the previous model, delivered low down and across the whole rev range.

Benefiting from the pin-point accuracy and instant throttle response of Triumph’s next generation ride-by-wire fuel-injection and engine management system, the Bonneville Street Twin is engineered with a charismatic 270° firing interval for an immaculately smooth, linear power delivery through the smooth 5-speed gearbox.

 

BEAUTIFUL STYLE AND SOUND

The Bonneville 900cc engine has been beautifully styled with a high level of detailing and finish to incorporate styling cues from the legendary Bonneville engine silhouette, whilst also incorporating contemporary engine components to carefully maintain that truly authentic look.

The Street Twin’s exhaust delivers the unmistakable sound of a British twin, with a rich and raw note that matches its character, tuned to a level you can feel as well as hear.

 

BEAUTIFUL DETAILING

The Street Twin features stylish, high quality details and finishes, including cast wheels, a dedicated Street Twin fuel tank, contemporary graphics all enhanced through an exciting range of tank colours – Cranberry Red, Aluminium Silver, Matt Black, Phantom Black and Jet Black.

 

ORIGINAL STYLING

A contemporary take on the original Bonneville silhouette, the Street Twin has sharp, refined stripped back styling, inspired by the New Wave Custom Scene. Clean lines and minimal bodywork for a youthful overall look.

 

Capability

 

LED rear light

An LED rear light, incorporated into a stripped back and stylish tail set-up, bring a distinctive signature light pattern and power efficiency for long term durability.

 

Feature Clock

The Street Twin’s stylish feature-packed single clock cleverly incorporates a digital menu system accessed by a handlebar mounted scroll button. Key features include: Gear position indicator, odometer, two trip settings, service indicator, range to empty, fuel level, average and current MPG, clock, access to turn off traction control.

 

USB Charging point

An underseat USB socket is provided so you can charge up your essential devices.

 

ABS

The contemporary safety standard, Triumph’s anti-lock braking system brings a new level of control to the Street Twin.

 

Ride-by-wire

The Street Twin’s electronic ride-by-wire system enhances throttle control, responsiveness, safety and feel.

 

Traction Control

Taking advantage of the sophisticated ride-by-wire system the Street Twin incorporates a switchable traction control system that optimises the delivery of its class leading torque.

 

Torque assist clutch

Bringing a light touch and feel to the clutch control of the Street Twin, the torque assist clutch system makes it easy to ride, and ride longer.

 

Engine Immobiliser

A security device that integrates a transponder into your key, linked to a receiver in the ignition system, that prevents the engine from running if the correct key isn’t used.

 

Fingertip Controls

The Street Twin switchgear presents a simple fingertip control scroll button for easy access to the key features on the new digital clock.

 

BETTER COMFORT AND CONTROL

With a low seat for a comfortable riding stance, combining footpeg, handlebar and seating positions, a narrow front of seat area for improved ‘stand-over’ ergonomics, more substantial seat foam and greater suspension travel, the Street Twin is our most accessible Bonneville to date.

 

BESPOKE CHASSIS FOR MORE DYNAMIC HANDLING

The Street Twin delivers a class defining riding experience through a bespoke chassis and suspension design delivering refined, modern-day intuitive handling on real roads in the real world. Combining Triumph’s signature ride dynamic of neutrality, agility and stability with advanced levels of comfort and control, for an engaging, easy-going and fun riding experience.

 

THE URBAN ‘INSPIRATION’ KIT

The Urban ‘inspiration’ kit brings together a casual style and an aggressive urban riding stance. It features ‘Ace’ style handlebars, brushed Vance & Hines slip-on silencers, compact LED indicators, short tinted fly-screen and a signature single waxed cotton and leather pannier.

Please note that availability of the Vance & Hines silencers, rear mudguard removal kits and indicators are governed by local market legislation – please check with your Triumph dealer for availability.

 

OVER 150 STYLISH ACCESSORIES

With over 150 stylish and high quality parts for the Street Twin alone, it’s never been easier to create your own ride. This includes exhausts from Vance & Hines and a garage full of custom inspired parts, from tail tidy to bench seats and beautiful compact bullet indicators to name only a few.

 

CUSTOM ‘INSPIRATION’ KITS

For the Street Twin we’ve created a set of exciting ‘inspiration’ kits to use as the starting point for designing your own special or to have fitted by your Triumph dealer as a complete set – including an aggressive city Brat Tracker kit and a more casual sporting Urban kit.

 

THE SCRAMBLER ‘INSPIRATION’ KIT

The ‘Scrambler’ inspiration kit brings a distinctive stripped back off-road style to the Street Twin. Featuring a brushed high-level Vance & Hines exhaust system*, rear mudguard removal kit with compact rear light, brown ribbed bench seat, brown ‘barrel’ style handle bar grips, compact LED indicators and brushed aluminium sump guard. *Off road use only.

Please note that availability of the rear mudguard removal kits and indicators are governed by local market legislation – please check with your Triumph dealer for availability.

 

THE BRAT TRACKER ‘INSPIRATION’ KIT

The Brat Tracker kit follows a more aggressive city custom style. It features brushed Vance & Hines slip-on silencers, a rear mudguard removal kit with compact rear light, black ribbed bench seat, compact LED indicators, black ‘Barrel style’ handlebar grips and brushed sump guard.

Please note that availability of the Vance & Hines silencers, rear mudguard removal kits and indicators are governed by local market legislation – please check with your Triumph dealer for availability.

 

Street Twin Range

The critically acclaimed Street Twin is now available in an A2 licence specification for riders with a restricted motorcycle licence.

 

 

 

2018 Triumph Street Twin – Totalmotorcycle.com USA Specifications/Technical Details
US MSRP Price: $9100 – $9350 
USD

Type Liquid cooled, 8 valve, SOHC, 270° crank angle parallel twin
Capacity 900cc
Bore Stroke 84.6 / 80 mm
Compression 10.55:1
Max Power EC 55 Hp (40.5kW) @ 5900rpm
Max Torque EC 59 FT-lbs (80Nm) @ 3230rpm
System Multipoint sequential electronic fuel injection
Exhaust Brushed stainless steel 2 into 2 exhaust system with twin silencers
Final drive Chain
Clutch Wet, multi-plate assist clutch
Gearbox 5-speed
Frame Tubular steel cradle
Swingarm Twin-sided, tubular steel
Front Wheels Cast aluminium alloy multi-spoke 18 x 2.75in
Rear Wheels Cast aluminium alloy multi-spoke 17 x 4.25in
Front Tires 100/90-18
Rear Tires 150/70 R17
Front Suspension KYB 41mm forks, 120mm travel
Rear Suspension KYB twin shocks with adjustable preload, 120mm rear wheel travel
Brakes Front Single 310mm disc, Nissin 2-piston floating caliper, ABS
Brakes Rear Single 255mm disc, Nissin 2-piston floating caliper, ABS
Instrument Display and Functions LCD multi-functional instrument pack with analogue speedometer, odometer, gear position indicator, fuel gauge, range to empty indication, service indicator, clock, 2x trip, average & current fuel consumption display, traction control status display, TPMS ready & heated grip ready – controlled by a handlebar mounted scroll button.
Width Handlebars 30.9 in (785 mm)
Height Without Mirror 43.9 in (1114 mm)
Seat Height 29.5 in (750 mm)
Wheelbase 55.7 in (1415 mm)
Rake 25.1º
Trail 4.0 in (102.4 mm)
Dry Weight 437 lbs (198 Kg)
Tank Capacity 3.2 US Gallon
CO2 figures ** EUR0 4 Standard: 87.0 g/km

 

 

 

2018 Triumph Street Twin – Totalmotorcycle.com Canadian Specifications/Technical Details
Canada MSRP Price: $10400 – $10650 CDN

Type Liquid cooled, 8 valve, SOHC, 270° crank angle parallel twin
Capacity 900cc
Bore Stroke 84.6 / 80 mm
Compression 10.55:1
Max Power EC 55 Hp (40.5kW) @ 5900rpm
Max Torque EC 59 FT-lbs (80Nm) @ 3230rpm
System Multipoint sequential electronic fuel injection
Exhaust Brushed stainless steel 2 into 2 exhaust system with twin silencers
Final drive Chain
Clutch Wet, multi-plate assist clutch
Gearbox 5-speed
Frame Tubular steel cradle
Swingarm Twin-sided, tubular steel
Front Wheels Cast aluminium alloy multi-spoke 18 x 2.75in
Rear Wheels Cast aluminium alloy multi-spoke 17 x 4.25in
Front Tires 100/90-18
Rear Tires 150/70 R17
Front Suspension KYB 41mm forks, 120mm travel
Rear Suspension KYB twin shocks with adjustable preload, 120mm rear wheel travel
Brakes Front Single 310mm disc, Nissin 2-piston floating caliper, ABS
Brakes Rear Single 255mm disc, Nissin 2-piston floating caliper, ABS
Instrument Display and Functions LCD multi-functional instrument pack with analogue speedometer, odometer, gear position indicator, fuel gauge, range to empty indication, service indicator, clock, 2x trip, average & current fuel consumption display, traction control status display, TPMS ready & heated grip ready – controlled by a handlebar mounted scroll button.
Width Handlebars 30.9 in (785 mm)
Height Without Mirror 43.9 in (1114 mm)
Seat Height 29.5 in (750 mm)
Wheelbase 55.7 in (1415 mm)
Rake 25.1º
Trail 4.0 in (102.4 mm)
Dry Weight 437 lbs (198 Kg)
Tank Capacity 3.2 US Gallon
Fuel Consumption ** 60.8 US MPG
CO2 figures ** 87.0 g/km
**Fuel economy estimates are based on the EPA exhaust emission measurement test procedures

 

 

 

2018 Triumph Street Twin – Totalmotorcycle.com European Specifications/Technical Details
Europe/UK MSRP Price: £7550 GBP (On The Road inc 20% Vat)

Type      Liquid cooled, 8 valve, SOHC, 270° crank angle parallel twin

Capacity               900cc

Bore Stroke        84.6 mm / 80 mm

Compression      10.55:1

Max Power EC   55 PS / 54 BHP (40.5kW) @ 5900rpm

Max Torque EC 80 Nm @ 3230rpm

System Multipoint sequential electronic fuel injection

Exhaust                Brushed stainless steel 2 into 2 exhaust system with twin silencers

Final drive           X ring chain

Clutch   Wet, multi-plate assist clutch

Gearbox               5-speed

Frame   Tubular steel cradle

Swingarm            Twin-sided, tubular steel

Front Wheels     Cast aluminium alloy multi-spoke 18 x 2.75in

Rear Wheels       Cast aluminium alloy multi-spoke 17 x 4.25in

Front Tyres         100/90-18

Rear Tyres           150/70 R17

Front Suspension             KYB 41mm forks, 120mm travel

Rear Suspension               KYB twin shocks with adjustable preload, 120mm rear wheel travel

Brakes Front       Single 310mm disc, Nissin 2-piston floating caliper, ABS

Brakes Rear        Single 255mm disc, Nissin 2-piston floating caliper, ABS

Instrument Display and Functions             LCD multi-functional instrument pack with analogue speedometer, odometer, gear position indicator, fuel gauge, range to empty indication, service indicator, clock, 2x trip, average & current fuel consumption display, traction control status display, TPMS ready & heated grip ready – controlled by a handlebar mounted scroll button.

Width Handlebars            785 mm

Height Without Mirror   1114 mm

Seat Height         750 mm

Wheelbase         1415 mm

Rake      25.1º

Trail       102.4 mm

Dry Weight         198 Kg

Tank Capacity    12 L

Fuel Consumption **     3.7 l/100 km (76 MPG)

CO2 figures **   EUR0 4 Standard: 87.0 g/km **CO2 and fuel consumption are measured according to regulation 168/2013/EC. Figures on fuel consumption are derived from specific test conditions and are for comparative purposes only. They may not reflect real riding results.

 

 

 

 

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